[ non-fee-zuhns ]
/ nɒnˈfi zəns /
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Example sentences from the Web for nonfeasance
It was settled that assumpsit would lie for a mere omission or nonfeasance.The Common Law|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
More important was the nonfeasance of the Inquisition with respect to simony.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume III|Henry Charles Lea
British Dictionary definitions for nonfeasance
/ (ˌnɒnˈfiːzəns) /
Word Origin for nonfeasance
C16: from non- + feasance (obsolete) performing or doing, from French faisance, from faire to do, from Latin facere
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